5 Days Mount Kenya Classic

This is a Mount Kenya Classic with a two day ascent up Sirimon to Shipton’s Camp where you will stay for two nights. You will spend one day acclimatising before your ascent to the summit early on your second night / morning.

Day 1 – We pick you up in Nairobi (or other location) and drive to the quaint town of Nanyuki. We enter the park by the Sirimoni gate (2600 m = 8500 ft) and then proceed on a gentle (but uphill) 9 km (5.6 mi) hike to the first of our camps "Old Moses". The hike takes about 3 hrs in total and we have dinner and sleep overnight at the Old Moses hut.

Day 2 – Day 2. After breakfast we leave the camp at 7am and depart for Shipton's camp which takes about 6 to 7 hrs to walk. We have lunch en route. Shipton's camp is at 4200m (13800 ft). Here we stay, have dinner and overnight at the hut.

Day 3 – After break fast, we do the summit circuit from the western side of the mountain,hiking through Houseberg Valley via two tarns up Austrian hut at 4700 m (15400 ft). We arrive at the hut at lunch time. After lunch, we hike for 45 minutes up to point Lenana and then descend to the same hut for dinner and over night.

Day 4 – After break fast descend through the upper and lower simba col, pass by Shipton's to Old Moses camp. We have dinner and stay overnight at Old Moses.

We descend to the Sirimoni park gate and meet with the transfer car back to Nairobi.